The DFI is currently experiencing severe phone quality problems. If possible, instead of calling, please contact us via email at DFICorporations@wisconsin.gov We apologize for the inconvenience and our vendor is troubleshooting the phone problems.


 

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The DFI is currently experienceing severe phone quality problems. If possible, instead of calling, please contact us via email at DFICorporations@dfi.wisconsin.gov. We apologize for the inconvenience and our vendor is troubleshooting the phone problems.

"Shark Tank," "The Current Trade Wars" Among Timely Topics at 8th Annual Financial Literacy Summit Oct. 19 in Green Bay

MADISON – Just some of the topics being covered in 15 sessions for K-12 teachers and other educators at the 8th Annual Wisconsin Summit on Financial Literacy to be held 9 a.m. – 2 p.m., Friday, Oct. 19, at the Lambeau Conference Center in Green Bay.

See the full press release here.

Reminder: Watch for Wisconsin Scams in Hurricane Michael’s Wake

MADISON – As the staggering damage assessments caused by Hurricane Michael in the southeastern U.S., continue to roll out, the Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions (DFI) and the Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) today again cautioned investors to watch out for opportunistic investment or charitable scams in Wisconsin.

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New Business Entity Filings
Up 7.2% Through September

MADISON - The number of new business entities formed in Wisconsin in the first nine months of 2018 grew by 7.2% compared to same period in 2017, according to data compiled by the Department of Financial Institutions (DFI). As of September 30, new business filings totaled 36,877, compared to 34,406 in the first nine months of 2017.

The business formation data is compiled by DFI, which is the filing office for the creation of business entities in the state. DFI tracks new business entity creation on a monthly basis and posts the data on its website. The full report may be found at www.wdfi.org/corporations/HistoricalStatistics.htm.

Registration Is Open for 8th Annual Financial Literacy Summit Oct. 19 in Green Bay

MADISON – Registration is now open for the 8th Annual Wisconsin Summit on Financial Literacy to be held Friday, Oct. 19, at Lambeau Field in Green Bay. The conference is geared toward supporting K-12 teachers, community outreach educators, and workplace professionals who have an interest in enhancing financial and economic literacy in their communities. The summit will give attendees the opportunity to access expert knowledge, free resources, and agencies willing to support participants to reach their goals.

See the full press release here.